Surveying shoreline of Malaita
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Malaita (province), Malaita (island)
overall: 2-3/8 x 3-5/8 in.
Negative; black-and-white negative of three men surveying the shoreline of Malaita, circa 1943; man on left holding large umbrella labelled "SURVEY", man in middle is using transit; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "... This is surveying ashore with a transit in the process of filling in the dotted lines of the shoreline of Malaita. The middle figure, bent over the transit is a Coast and Geodetic Survey officer before we started doing it ourselves." Related to 2004.81.104.